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Jotham Lian

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Jotham Lian is the editor of Accountants Daily, the leading source of breaking news, analysis and insight for Australian accounting professionals.

Before joining the team in 2017, Jotham wrote for a range of national mastheads including the Sydney Morning Herald, and Channel NewsAsia.

You can email Jotham at: [email protected] 

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BAS agent CPE hours

TPB questioned over threefold increase to BAS agent CPE hours

The Tax Practitioners Board has been urged to revisit its proposed increase to BAS agent continuing professional educati...READ MORE
Elinor Kasapidis

‘A strong acknowledgment’: Australians give accountants vote of co...

Crippling workloads and intense pressure from clients throughout the pandemic had little impact on service levels from a...READ MORE
Matthew Addison

‘Don’t cancel your Christmas holidays for STP Phase 2’

The ATO is expected to announce a deferral regime for the mandatory expansion of Single Touch Payroll, with the 1 Januar...READ MORE
ATO clarifies JobKeeper repayment tax deductibility

ATO clarifies JobKeeper repayment tax deductibility

Businesses looking to voluntarily return JobKeeper payments may be able to claim a deduction if it helps them achieve th...READ MORE
Treasury reveals director ID regime details

Treasury reveals director ID regime details

Close to 2.5 million directors will soon be required to apply for a unique director identification number as the Treasur...READ MORE
Federal Court

Federal Court imposes orders on SMSF accountant

The Federal Court has compelled a Gold Coast SMSF accountant to comply with the terms of a court-enforceable undertaking...READ MORE

Company denied cash flow boost under ‘discriminatory and counterintu...

A sole trader who restructured his business to a company before the government announced COVID-19 support measures has h...READ MORE

Deloitte CEO announces sudden departure

Deloitte chief executive Richard Deutsch has stepped down halfway through his four-year term due to the “personal cost...READ MORE

False lodgement declarations see tax agent terminated

A tax agent who lodged 125 self-managed superannuation fund annual returns before audits were completed has been disqual...READ MORE
Insolvencies spike

Insolvencies spike by 61% in February

External administrations surged by 61 per cent over the last month, sparking fears that more companies will collapse onc...READ MORE
Parliament house

Steer clear of ATO blunders in business digital push, government told

The government must learn from ATO mistakes in its plan to modernise business communications, and consult closely with ...READ MORE
Government backs off from new aged care tax

Government backs off from new aged care tax

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has distanced the government from a new aged care tax as calls to abandon the royal commission...READ MORE

CPA Australia board director resigns following $11k deal

A CPA Australia board director has resigned from her position following revelations of an $11,000 transaction between he...READ MORE
David Sofra

Could e-invoicing lead to an ATO automated BAS?

While the government continues to peddle e-invoicing for its productivity benefits rather than its tax compliance potent...READ MORE

AFP executes search warrants on insolvency adviser, trustee

A pre-insolvency adviser, registered trustee and a bankrupt person have now had their offices searched by the Australia...READ MORE


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